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16 Jun 2021
PM pledges state support in restoration of Belarus’ historical and cultural sites PM pledges state support in restoration of Belarus’ historical and cultural sites
"Overseas travels are good, of course, but still, most of the time Belarusians spend their holidays at home. To have places to go to, we should invest in tourism infrastructure, including the objects of historical and cultural heritage"...
16 Jun 2021
Lukashenko: Every Belarusian region should be ready to mobilize quickly Lukashenko: Every Belarusian region should be ready to mobilize quickly
"In short, at any moment you must be able to raise alarm and mobilize people within three days, to guard those objects that need to be protected,” Aleksandr Lukashenko noted. "Everyone in the country should be preparing for this after today's meeting. One of the goals of the meeting is to give a signal to each zone (we have seven of them), each district to be ready to mobilize during the period designated by the president"...
15 Jun 2021
Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to China president Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to China president
Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized that the bilateral dialogue between Belarus and China has been steadily developing, having already firmly established such characteristics as “stainless brotherhood” and “all-weather partnership”, and concrete results testify to the fact. The president is confident that together the countries will be able to bring relations to a higher strategic level...
14 Jun 2021
Kochanova: Belarus and Russia are good and close friends Kochanova: Belarus and Russia are good and close friends
The speaker emphasized that Belarus appreciates the level of the political dialogue between the two countries and the presidents. “Our prime ministers have been cooperating fruitfully. Our governments have been working quite successfully, and we support each other in integration structures. This is also very important, especially in this difficult period for our countries"...
14 Jun 2021
Makei: Lofty rhetoric about human rights, democracy is just a sham Makei: Lofty rhetoric about human rights, democracy is just a sham
“Located on the border between the West and the East, Belarus directly feels this influence. We should not leave, we need to proceed from the fact that we are destined to live on this piece of land, as our president says, and we will stay here. Our friendships will depend on the way the situation develops,” the foreign minister noted...
11 Jun 2021
Lukashenko urges to debureaucratize all systems in Belarus Lukashenko urges to debureaucratize all systems in Belarus
At the meeting the president also spoke about the electronic interaction between state administration bodies and economic operators...
9 Jun 2021
Ambassador: Belarus has learned to defeat coronavirus Ambassador: Belarus has learned to defeat coronavirus
“The pandemic has divided our timeline into pre and post COVID eras. Not a single economy has been able to avoid losses, almost all countries of the world saw a decline in GDP last year,” Vladimir Semashko said...
8 Jun 2021
Li Zhanshu: Belarus should deal with its domestic affairs on its own Li Zhanshu: Belarus should deal with its domestic affairs on its own
"We are convinced that our Belarusian partners will be able to maintain political stability and social tranquility"...
8 Jun 2021
Andreichenko: Belarus-China relations are based on mutual trust, respect Andreichenko: Belarus-China relations are based on mutual trust, respect
"I am convinced that our countries will consolidate their efforts and will demonstrate, through large-scale cooperation projects, the ineffectiveness of sanctions and diktat policies and the importance of cooperation in solving the issues on the international agenda"...
8 Jun 2021
NOC urged to focus on sport promotion in Belarus NOC urged to focus on sport promotion in Belarus
“I am keeping an eye on the events you are holding together with the local authorities. You are doing well. The events are popular with people,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. He highlighted the Vytoki cultural and sport festival, which had recently been held in Orsha...
7 Jun 2021
Vytoki festival seen as contributor to regional development Vytoki festival seen as contributor to regional development
"The festival combines physical education, culture and art. The event is held in the Year of People’s Unity, which is also very symbolic. The aim of the festival is to showcase the development of the district and its features. It's not just a sporting event. Seminars and educational programs were held for two days before the official opening. Vytoki [roots in Belarusian] is where it all begins, where everything, culture and sport"...
4 Jun 2021
Lukashenko: West aims to reach Russia, eliminate Belarus as a competitor Lukashenko: West aims to reach Russia, eliminate Belarus as a competitor
"We need to pull ourselves together and stand out. You see this mounting pressure on Russia, but they cannot jump through Belarus. We cannot turn ourselves into Ukraine. We cannot fight against Russia, Russian people. These are our nearest and dearest. This is the reason for this uproar"...
3 Jun 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is able to consume all nuclear energy made by BelNPP Lukashenko: Belarus is able to consume all nuclear energy made by BelNPP
“I want to ask you to keep calm and not to fret about what to do with extra energy and where to sell it. If we act in a smart way, we will use it up and even need more. This is a super clean source of energy, it is needed everywhere: from housing to manufacturing and for the nuclear power plant itself,” the president noted...
2 Jun 2021
Call to rejuvenate Kupala Night Festival, keeping its national element Call to rejuvenate Kupala Night Festival, keeping its national element
This year’s edition of the festival will be held on 10 July and will be running for one day. As always, it will take place on the bank of the Dnieper River in the agro-town of Alexandria in Shklov District. The agro-town is already gearing up for the festival. The Belarusian president announced the start of the preparations during the national cleanup day...
31 May 2021
Makei: Belarus is reliable, predictable partner Makei: Belarus is reliable, predictable partner
"The coronavirus pandemic has become a serious challenge for all countries, affecting business and personal contacts. It is gratifying that the situation is gradually improving, we are returning to the usual format of interaction"...
31 May 2021
Africa viewed as one of key elements of Belarus’ multipronged foreign policy Africa viewed as one of key elements of Belarus’ multipronged foreign policy
"We have a similar stance on the international agenda. This creates a favorable background for promoting trade and economic relations, which is a priority area of ​​cooperation. We are not starting from scratch, we have a long history of friendship,” the diplomat said. He deems it fundamentally important that these relations were built on the principles of mutual respect, equality and equal consideration of the interests of each of the parties...
31 May 2021
FM: Belarusians will not tolerate diktat towards their country FM: Belarusians will not tolerate diktat towards their country
"I am convinced that today the majority of the people will unite in this situation and will support sovereignty, and independence, and autonomy in foreign and domestic policy in spite of this pressure"...
28 May 2021
Lukashenko: CIS has proved to be successful, resilient Lukashenko: CIS has proved to be successful, resilient
The president stated that these countries have a huge experience of several generations, centuries-old traditions of friendship and good-neighborliness, the power of spiritual unity. “That is what we have demonstrated together with you. We have what we have inherited from our grandfathers and great-grandfathers, our parents who won the most terrible war of the last century”...
28 May 2021
Lukashenko: All CIS states should take action to address common regional issues Lukashenko: All CIS states should take action to address common regional issues
“It is already at our doorstep. Of course, we are facing certain challenges. There is no escaping that. Even the Soviet Union experienced difficulties, and those difficulties were quite serious! They became particularly obvious after the collapse of the Soviet Union. No big project can proceed smoothly. At the same time, the public should see progress and results of our work,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
27 May 2021
Belarus’ presidency in CIS hailed as successful Belarus’ presidency in CIS hailed as successful
Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee – CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev said as he met with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko...
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